sectionalist

sectionalism

[sek-shuh-nl-iz-uhm]
noun
excessive regard for sectional or local interests; regional or local spirit, prejudice, etc.

Origin:
1850–55, Americanism; sectional + -ism

sectionalist, noun
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sectionalism (ˈsɛkʃənəˌlɪzəm)
 
n
excessive or narrow-minded concern for local or regional interests as opposed to the interests of the whole
 
'sectionalist
 
n, —adj

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